The Paying Artists campaign has launched two online surveys for artists and galleries/curators as part of its efforts to secure exhibition fees for all artists exhibiting in publicly funded galleries.
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As the debate rages about paying to enter open competitions and dwindling exhibition fees, Steve Messam argues that while the art should always come first, it’s time for artists to get more business-like and professional.
Producer and writer Carolyn Black has worked in the visual arts for over two decades. Having witnessed many ups and downs in the sector, she believes things have never been so bad for artists in the UK. It’s time, she says, for things to change…
Jeremy Deller and Yinka Shonibare MBE announce support for a-n / AIR campaign.
Part of the Paying Artists research portfolio, Sarah Thelwall’s report explores how public sector galleries can think differently about budgets for artists’ fees.
A new publication by US-based choreographer Andrew Simonet is a call to action for artists to harness their creative know-how to create an economically sustainable lifestyle.
As cuts continue to bite, arts organisations are plugging the funding gap by replacing paid staff – such as gallery invigilators – with unpaid volunteers. We look at three galleries in Liverpool and Bristol that have done just that, and assess what this growing trend could mean for both individual artists and the UK’s arts ecology.
In just over one week, more than 1000 supporters have signed up to back a-n and AIR’s Paying Artists campaign.
a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign launches today with its own dedicated website at www.payingartists.org.uk
The Paying Artists Campaign, which will launch in May with its own designated website, intends to engage the arts-going public in the debate around artists’ value and fair remuneration for work.
In the run up to the launch of the Paying Artists Campaign, a-n has published two new research reports covering international models for artists’ fees and the history of Exhibition Payment Right in the UK.
This report – the sixth in the Paying Artists research portfolio – draws together examples of how artists’ fees for exhibiting are arrived at in Sweden, Norway, Canada and Poland; and the conditions and contexts that underpin their application.
Provides a historical context within the Paying Artists campaign of the Payment to Artists for Exhibition of Work scheme implemented by the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1979.
Why do so many artists get asked to work for free, so often? And what’s the best way for an artist to deal with these requests, and ensure they’re financially secure and their work is valued? Michelle Aldredge explores the problem and encourages ‘mindful decision-making’ as a way forward.
AIR Council welcomes three new artist members to its ranks as the a-n/AIR Paying Artists Campaign gathers momentum.
20 free delegate passes, specifically for emerging independent artists, have been made available to February’s No Boundaries symposium on the role of culture in 21st century society. But applicants need to be quick – the deadline is 5pm on Tuesday 11 February.
A new batch of research has just been published as part of a-n and AIR’s ongoing Paying Artists campaign.
A short paper that briefly reviews some of the existing literature that has been referenced or has provided useful context and comparison for the Paying Artists study.
A collation of material shared across social media and peer networks during 2013-14 that provides insights around the broad topic of payment of and working conditions for freelance arts professionals. The report complements the more traditional Literature review produced for the Paying Artists campaign by DHA Communications.
This week, representatives from across the fields of labour, sociology, economy, law, and arts administration, come together in New York to write the policy for W.A.G.E. Certification.
Arts Council England has set out its agenda for arts investment for 2015-18, and alongside an announcement that the National Portfolio Organisation budget will combine Lottery funding with government grant-in-aid for the first time, ACE also says it is expecting NPOs to pay artists fairly.
How do artists fare when they show work in publicly-funded galleries in the UK? New research commissioned by a-n and AIR looking specifically at artists’ experiences reveals the gulf between the expectations of artists and galleries.
Susan Jones introduces a collation of key documents and evidence that informed a-n’s publication of fees and payments guidance and good practice documents in 2003-04. The report aims to widen understanding of the history of, and prior good practice thinking around, payment to artists.
Second phase of a-n/AIR-commissioned research, exploring artists’ and venues’ experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded venues. Phase 2 findings build on data from Phase 1 and are based on interviews conducted with artists and venues.
a-n/AIR-commissioned research exploring artists’ experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded galleries. Phase 1 is based on an online survey exploring artists’ experiences of exhibition practice.